Mehlville to present 'Meet Me in St. Louis'
November 17, 2004 - The musical "Meet Me in St. Louis'' will be presented nightly by the Mehlville Senior High School Theatre Arts and Music Departments from today, Nov. 18, through Saturday, Nov. 20.
|The Smith family is all smiles after Mr. Smith (Matt Bass, third from left) makes a big announcement about a job offer in New York. Also pictured, from left, are: Katie (Lis Felton), Tooty (Molly Ryan), Mrs. Smith (Kate Barton), Esther (Julia Weigert), Rose (Madeline Schmitt) and Grandpa Prophater (Nick Vogelpohl).|
Performances will begin at 7 p.m. the school's Jones Gymnasium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road.
This enjoyable musical will take the audience back in time 100 years to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
The story follows the lives of the Smith family as they prepare for the gala event, mixing romance with sibling rivalries and a lot of fun.
Taking the stage as the main characters in "Meet Me in St. Louis" will be: Matt Bass (Mr. Alonso Smith), Kate Barton (Mrs. Anna Smith), Steve Lewis (Lon Smith), Madeline Schmitt (Rose Smith), Julia Weigert (Esther Smith), Ellen Witte (Agnes Smith), Nick Vogelpohl (Grandpa Prophater), Liz Felton (Katie), Tim Stuart (John Truitt) and Molly Ryan (Tootie Smith).
Theatre Director Paula Heller teams with Choral Director Robin Marcus to serve as faculty sponsors for the play.
Tickets cost $5 in advance and $6 at the door. They can be purchased by calling (314) 467-6132.